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50 Action Verbs with Sentence Example
Introduction

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Jīntiān de “Survival Chinese” shì 50 gè chángyòng de dòngcí,
今天的“Survival Chinese” 是50个常用的动词,
Today’s “Survival Chinese” is about 50 common action verbs.

měi gè dòngcí huì gěi chū yī gè lìjù.
每个动词会给出一个例句。
Each verb will have a sentence sample.

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Lesson

1.
pǎo / 
to run

Tā pǎo de hěn màn!
她跑得很慢!
She runs very slow!

 

2
diǎntóu / 点头
to nod

Tā diǎn le diǎntóu shuō: “méi wèntí!”
她点了点头说:“没问题!”
She nodded and said:“no problem!”

 

3
diào / 
to drop / to fall

Wǒ de shǒujī diào zài le dìshàng.
我的手机掉在了地上。
My phone dropped on the ground.

 

4
jiǎn / 
to pick up

Tā bǎ dìshàng de qián jiǎn qǐlái le.
她把地上的钱捡起来了。
She picked up the money from the ground.

 

5
pá / 
to climb

Zhè shù tài gāo le, wǒ pá bù shàngqù.
这树太高了,我爬不上去。
This tree is so tall that I can’t climb up.

 

6
zhuā / 
to scratch

Tā de shǒu bèi tā zhuā hóng le.
她的手被她抓红了。
Her hand was red from scratching.

 

7
dīng / 
to stare at

Tā yīzhí dīngzhe wǒ kàn.
她一直盯着我看。
She keeps staring at me.

 

8
zhàn / 
to stand

Wǒ jīntiān zhàn le yītiān le.
我今天站了一天了。
I’ve been standing all day today.

 

9
zhǐ / 
to point

Yòng shǒuzhǐ zhǐ rén shì bù lǐmào de.
用手指指人是不礼貌的。
It’s rude to point your finger at people.

 

10
tiǎn / 
to lick

Wǒ zài tiǎn bàngbàngtáng.
我在舔棒棒糖。
I am licking the lollipop .

 

11
jì / 
to tie

Děng wǒ yīxià, wǒ yào jì xiédài.
等我一下, 我要系鞋带。
Wait a second. I need to tie my shoes.

 

12
bàndǎo / 绊倒
to trip

Tā bèi yī kuài shítou bàndǎo le.
她被一块石头绊倒了。
She tripped over a rock.

 

13
zuò / 
to sit

Hǎo lèi a! Wǒ děi zuò yīxià.
好累啊!我得坐一下。
I am so tired that I need to sit down.

 

14
yáotóu / 摇头
to shake one’s head

Tā yáo le yáotóu shuō: “bùxíng!”
她摇了摇头说:“不行!”
She shook her head and said :“no way!”

 

15
dūn / 
to squat on the heels

Tā dūn zài dìshàng wán shǒujī.
她蹲在地上玩手机。
She is squatting on the ground and playing with her phone.

 

16
zǒu / 
to walk

Wǒ zǒubudòng le, nǐ děngdeng wǒ!
我走不动了,你等等我!
I can’t walk any more. Wait for me!

 

17
kū / 
Cry

Nǐ kū shénme ?
你哭什么?
What are you crying about?

 

18
gěi / 
to give

Máfan gěi wǒ yī zhāng zhǐjīn.
麻烦给我一张纸巾。
Please give me some tissue paper.

 

19
tiàowǔ / 跳舞
to dance

Tā zài gōngyuán lǐ tiàowǔ.
她在公园里跳舞。
She is dancing in the park.

 

20
jiáo / 
to chew

Tā zài jiáo kǒuxiāngtáng.
她在嚼口香糖。
She is chewing bubble gum.

 

21
tuō / 
to take off (one’s clothes or shoes)

Tài rè le! Wǒ děi tuō diào wǒ de wàitào.
太热了!我得脱掉我的外套。
It’s so hot that I need to take off my jacket.

 

22
ná chūlái / 拿出来
to take out

Tā cóng bīngxiāng lǐ ná chūlái le yī píng shuǐ.
她从冰箱里拿出来了一瓶水。
She took out a bottle of water from the refrigerator.

 

23
bào / 
to hold or carry in the arms

Tā bàozhe péngyou sòng de wáwa shěbude fàngshǒu.
她抱着朋友送的娃娃舍不得放手。
She is holding a teddy bear that her friend gave her and she doesn’t want to let it go.

 

24
dǎ pēntì / 打喷嚏
to sneeze

Tā gǎnmào le, yī xiàwǔ dōu zài dǎ pēntì.
她感冒了,一下午都在打喷嚏。
She has a cold and she has been sneezing the whole afternoon.

 

25
xǐng bítì / 擤鼻涕
to blow one’s nose

Tā zài xǐng bítì.
她在擤鼻涕。
She is blowing her nose.

 

26
dǎ hāqian / 打哈欠
to yawn

Tā tài kùn le, yīzhí dǎ hāqian.
她太困了,一直打哈欠。
She is so sleepy that she can’t stop yawning.

 

27
chuī / 
to blow

Tā bǎ shū shàng de huī chuī zǒu le.
她把书上的灰吹走了。
She blew away the dust on the book.

 

28
rēng / 
to throw

Tā bǎ bù xīnxiān de miànbāo gěi rēng le.
她把不新鲜的面包给扔了。
She threw away the stale bread.

 

29
tāo / 
to pull out

Tā cóng kǒudài lǐ tāo chū le yī zhī bǐ.
她从口袋里掏出了一支笔。
She pulled out a pen from her pocket.

 

30
chōu / 
to pull out from in between

Tā chōu le yī zhāng zhǐjīn dì gěi wǒ.
她抽了一张纸巾递给我。
She pulled out a facial tissue and gave it to me.

 

31
dǎgé / 打嗝
to hiccup

Wǒ zài dǎgé, nǐ néng bùnéng gěi wǒ yī bēi shuǐ?
我在打嗝,你能不能给我一杯水?
I got the hiccups, can you give me a glass of water?

 

32
dǎ hūlu / 打呼噜
to snore

Wǒ bù xǐhuan wǒ shìyǒu, yīnwèi tā měi wǎn dōu dǎ hūlu.
我不喜欢我室友,因为她每晚都打呼噜。
I don’t like my roommate, because she snores every night.

 

33
késou / 咳嗽
to cough

Tā yǐjīng késou le yī gè yuè le.
她已经咳嗽了一个月了。
She’s been coughing for a month.

 

34
qiāo / 
to knock

Shéi zài qiāo mén?
谁在敲门?
Who is knocking on the door?

 

35
sǎodì / 扫地
to sweep the floor

Wǒ měitiān doū yào sǎodì.
我每天都要扫地。
I need to sweep the floor every day.

 

36
tuōdì / 拖地
to mop the floor

Sǎo wán dì zhīhòu, wǒ yòu děi tuō dì.
扫完地之后,我又得拖地。
After sweeping the floor, I then need to mop it.

 

37
wén / 
to smell

Wǒ wénjian le yī gǔ chòu wèi.
我闻见了一股臭味。
I smell something bad.

 

38
cā / 
to wipe

Zhuō shàng de huī hào dà a! Wǒ děi cā yīxià.
桌上的灰好大啊!我得擦一下.
There is a lot of dust on the table and I need to wipe it clean.

 

39
qiē / 
to cut

Wǒ zài qiē píngguǒ.
我在切苹果。
I am cutting an apple.

 

40
bàn / 
to mix

Wǒ zài bàn shālā.
我在拌沙拉。
I am mixing my salad.

 

41
xǐ / 
to wash

Jīnwǎn shéi xǐ wǎn?
今晚谁洗碗?
Who will wash the dishes tonight?

 

42
shuāyá / 刷牙
to brush one’s teeth

Wǒ měitiān shuā sān cì yá.
我每天刷三次牙。
I brush my teeth three times a day.

 

43
bān / 
to move (sth relatively heavy or bulky)

Wǒ yīgèrén bān budong, nǐ néng bāng wǒ yīxià ma?
我一个人搬不动,你能帮我一下吗?
I cannot move this by myself, can you help me?

 

44
tuī / 
to push

Tā yònglì bǎ mén tuī kāi le.
她用力把门推开了。
She used force to push the door open.

 

45
lā / 
to pull

Tā bǎ mén lā kāi le.
她把门拉开了。
She pulled open the door.

 

46
tí / 
to carry or hold (sth with a handle)

Tā tízhe xínglǐ xiāng zǒu le jìnlái.
她提着行李箱走了进来。
She walked in carrying her suitcase .

 

47
suǒmén / 锁门
to lock a door

Zāogāo! Wǒ wàngjì suǒmén le!
糟糕!我忘记锁门了!
Damn! I forgot to lock the door.

 

48
fú / 
to hold (support with the hand)

Xià lóu de shíhou yào fúzhe fúshǒu.
下楼的时候要扶着扶手。
When you’re going down a stair, you need to hold on to the handrail.

 

49
mō / 
to feel / to touch

Zhè jiàn máoyī mō qǐlái hǎo ruǎn ya!
这件毛衣摸起来好软呀!
This sweater feels so soft!

 

50
yǎo / 
to bite

Wǒ dānxīn nà gǒu huì yǎo wǒ.
我担心那狗会咬我。
I am afraid that dog might bite me.

Conclusion

Hǎo, 50 gè dòngcí ne, wǒmen jiù xué wán le.
好,50个动词呢,我们就学完了。
Alright! We just finished learning 50 action verbs.

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